Record Details

NHER Number:34694
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period finds in Brundall Gardens

Summary

During an evaluation excavation some prehistoric flints were found, and a fragment of Roman pottery.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3187 0847
Map Sheet:TG30NW
Parish:BRUNDALL, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

October 1999. Trial Trenching.
Evaluation excavation.
Ground mostly disturbed by 19th/20th century garden construction and demolition.
One Roman sherd and some flints were residual.
See report (S1) for further details. The results of this work are also summarised in (S2).
E. Rose, (NLA) 5 January 2000. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 20 April 2015.

Area known as Brundall gardens, area of land bought by Dr Michael Beverly in 1881. The site is believed to have been occupied in Roman times and several Roman finds have been found in the north-east corner of the site.
During the Second World War an area of Brundall Gardens was used as a canteen area by the Royal Artillery from Redclyffe.
Information from (S3).
L. Allison (NLA), 4 August 2010.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLAKE (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • LITHIC IMPLEMENT (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Contractor Report: Brennand, M. 1999. Report on an Archaeological Evaluation at Brundall Gardens, Brundall. Norfolk Archaeological Unit. 463.
<S2>Article in Serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2000. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1999. Norfolk Archaeology. XLIII Pt III pp 521-543. p 523.
<S3>Monograph: Brundall Local History Group. 2007. The Book of Brundall and Braydeston.

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